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“He is a true professional”

Dr. Mellano is a great surgeon. He understood what I was going through and even though I had trouble with the splint his team gave me, he made it happen and provided me what I had asked which was another splint. … He is a true professional and an excellent businessman. Do not risk your life with anyone else in sports medicine and make your appointment with his office before it is too late.”

Will, Yelp
5 Star Rating

“I highly recommend him.”

“Dr. Mellano did my hip replacement and I highly recommend him. He's not only an excellent dr, he's kind, thoughtful, and listens to you. I have chronic pain coming from different injuries and he took the time to exam me. There's a lot of drs that can only read x-rays, Dr Mellano is not one of them. He takes the time to research the problem. … Lillian his PA is amazing too!

Pam L, Yelp
5 Star Rating

“I can't thank Dr Mellano enough!!”

“I'm almost 2 months post op from a torn ACL AND THANK GOD if it wasn't for Dr Chris Mellano I may not be able to walk today! He is awesome with the best bedside manner... no joke one of the sweetest and concerning doctors I have ever dealt with. …. I can't thank Dr Mellano enough!! He was amazing and I would use him again in a heartbeat!

Katie K, Yelp
5 Star Rating

“He is a wonderful Orthopaedic doctor!”

“Came in to see Dr. Chris Mellano. He is a wonderful Orthopedic doctor! So fortunate to have him as our doctor. Husbands shoulder surgery was Successful! … Griselda and Lan and Ashley were very professional and kind! SO GRATEFUL TO HAVE DR. MELLANO AS OUR ORTHOPAEDIC DOCTOR! GREAT SURGEON.”

5 Star Rating

“Thorough, caring, kind and knowledgeable.”

“I was SO impressed with Dr Mellano! He is truly a gem in the medical field. Thorough, caring, kind and knowledgeable. I will need to visit another Dr there and look forward to their assistance with my health issues. If you end up visiting here I'm fairly certain you will NOT be disappointed.”

Deanna V, Yelp
5 Star Rating


“Thanks to Dr.Mellano , I am PAIN FREE ( level 8-9 of pain diminished to 1-2 in just 4 weeks !!) ... I eat healthy (lots of collagen and bone broth shakes ) used to workout, and very cautious ... Thanks to the Almighty for having Dr. Mellano as my healer ... Not to mention what an intelligent, modest and most importantly, VERY loving and compassionate towards his patients … It's the one of the most celebratory and life changing moments in my life.”

Mimi S, Yelp
5 Star Rating

“the most caring doctor I have ever met”

“My 2 1/2 year old daughter was in a horrible accident at a birthday party. What was supposed to be a wet and wild fun day turned into a devastating freak accident and her Femur was fractured. Luckily she did not need surgery, instead she was put in spica casting for what was supposed to be 6wks. … With the tender care and patience of Dr.Mellano, our daughter was only in the cast for 4wks!!!!! Dr. Mellano is the most caring doctor I have ever met. He made me feel like family. He treated my daughter as one of his own. I will never be able to thank him enough.”

Valerie F., Yelp
5 Star Rating

“the best doctor I have ever seen”

“Dr. Mellano performed a distal bicep repair surgery on me back in February. He was by far the best doctor I have ever seen and I could not ask for a better experience. … It's been a couple months and I am nearly fully recovered. He did a great job and exceeded my expectations. He followed up with me a couple days after the surgery to make sure I was recovering. Overall he is a super nice guy, great doctor and I would personally recommend him if you need to see an orthopedist.”

Jeff S, Yelp
5 Star Rating

“A sincere thank you to Dr. Mellano”

“After breaking my arm, I met Dr. Mellano the day of, where he came in from his office to the hospital on a Sunday to gather information and observe my injury. He was kind and offered insight, in addition to being easy to speak with. A week later I went in for surgery and while I have no real past experience of an injury such as my recent fracture, I knew the procedure went well by the healing process in the following weeks. … A sincere thank you to Dr. Mellano and team for my speedy recovery!

Jeff B, Yelp
5 Star Rating

“I am fully functioning”

“I broke my humerus and fractured my elbow while arm wrestling. ... It has been 3-4 months since my surgery and I am fully functioning and sometimes forget my arm was broken not too long ago. Whereas prior to this, before the surgery, I didn't think my arm would function normally ever again.”

Samuel B. Yelp
5 Star Rating

“He is kind, caring and a great orthopedist”

I have been a patient of Dr. Chris Mellano for about two years. He is kind, caring and a great orthopedist in whom I have complete confidence. I appreciate how he offers me treatment options but lets me decide, without pressure, which one to choose. I couldn't be happier and more grateful to have him as my doctor.

Mary D, Yelp
5 Star Rating

Dr. Mellano’s mission is to give his Torrance patients the freedom to keep doing the activities they love. If you are struggling with joint pain, arthritis, lack of mobility, or joint inflammation, contact Dr. Mellano for a consultation so he can help you get moving again.

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